The cold paradise
|Original title||The cold paradise|
|Country of production||Switzerland|
The Cold Paradise is a 90-minute fictional film that Bernard Šafařík made in 1986. It is Safarik's second feature film.
The Eastern European refugee Jan comes to the “cold paradise” Switzerland . He suffers from his asylum status.
"Fast, sexy, sometimes funny, but mostly in a minor key ..."
Prizes / awards / performances
The film was awarded at the following festivals:
- San Remo
He was invited to the festivals by:
The film was shown in cinemas in Switzerland, Germany and Austria. In Germany, the film was named Film of the Month for February 1987. It was broadcast on television: DRS, ARD, Arte, 3sat, ČT, ORB, BR, NDR, SR, WDR etc.
Thanks to Pro Helvetia , it was also shown in Latin America, France and Canada.
He received a study grant from the federal government, Bern 1986.
- The cold paradise: e. Film by Bernard Safarik; with Nohemi Dragonné, Julius Effenberger; BSF production, CH-Basel, co-production I. Akos u. SRG; [Switzerland 1986]. Volume 83 of Top-Film-Programm, Top-Film-Programm
- Walter de Gruyter: Lexikon der Fernsehspiele / Encyclopedia of television plays in German speaking Europe. 1978/87 . Walter de Gruyter, 1991, ISBN 978-3-11-141194-1 ( limited preview in Google book search).
- Asylum seekers in the "Cold Paradise" . In: Der Spiegel . No. 46 , 1986, pp. 230 ( Online - Nov. 10, 1986 ).
- The cold paradise. In: Film of the month. Protestant Film Work Jury. Film Cultural Center, February 1987, accessed April 6, 2019 .